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Old 05-17-2007, 02:51 AM   #1
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400 Year old Airstream??

Did Wally Byam invent the Airsteam or just re-use a 400 year old idea and put wheels on it? The picture was taken in Jamestown, VA during the their 400 year party. I'd hate to try and polish that one.
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Old 05-17-2007, 03:47 AM   #2
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The sections are held together with deer bones, thus the first use of "Buck" rivets.
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Old 05-17-2007, 04:56 AM   #3
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That is just too kool, thanks for sharing!
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Old 05-17-2007, 06:39 AM   #4
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But the door is on the wrong side!
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must be english.
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must be english.


Yes, Jamestown was an English colony, so the door is on the correct side.

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Old 05-17-2007, 07:23 AM   #7
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Old 05-17-2007, 01:30 PM   #9
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Does it have a flush toilet?
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Yes, but is it all original and is it the original owner?
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I think it definately needs a new axle...but the real question is, can it be polished?

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